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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-0231

Original release date: 02/07/2005
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Firefox 1.0 does not invoke the Javascript Security Manager when a user drags a javascript: or data: URL to a tab, which allows remote attackers to bypass the security model, aka "firetabbing."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 (LOW) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:384
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:176
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.mikx.de/firetabbing/
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-26.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20050207 Firetabbing [Firefox 1.0]
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2005:016
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200503-30
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-firefox-tab-gain-access(19264)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10079
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200503-10
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=280056
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100032
Type: Tool Signature

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100032
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10079
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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